Healthy people, healthy planet

Tag - retinal damage

Close up of a woman's brown eyes

Floaters in the eye

Q I have several ‘floaters’ in my right eye that are quite irritating. I am very shortsighted and middle-aged, so am at high risk for this condition. The opticians have advised no cure. Are they dangerous? Is there any way to disperse them? - H.F...

From our readers

I was rushed into hospital with chest pains, and treated as a five-star patient with clot-busting drugs and diamorphine. But the diamorphine had a bizarre effect on me - as if I was having a second heart attack.